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Girls Inc. of Lynn

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 3, 2019 - June 26, 2020

Application Window

March 21, 2019 - October 31, 2019

Location

  • Lynn, MA

Contact Information

Amelia Walters
(781) 935-2244
americorps@socialcapitalinc.org

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Youth Leadership Coordinator

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Description

- Implement the SCI Youth Leadership Curriculum through a Youth Council program and/or another youth leadership development program. Some members may be initiating new youth leadership programs while others will enhance existing programs.
- Members will also seek to increase capacity for adult volunteers to support the success of young people served by the agency.
- Recruit and coordinate youth (other than core youth council) and adult volunteers.
- Increase participant civic leadership skills and commitment to future civic engagement.
- Provide additional direct service to youth at partner agencies that support youth development goals and have been approved by SCI, such as various programs, mentoring, or tutoring.
- Coordinate projects that engage families in school and community life such as resource fairs, family arts and cultural events, academic enrichment projects and family service days.
- Track progress of the teen leaders through the maintenance of individual civic leadership skills checklists and other assessment tools that document the practical skills they develop in areas such as meeting facilitation and event coordination.
- Collaborate with other SCI staff, volunteers and partners on other projects to promote civic engagement, with an emphasis on integrating youth into activities of SCI and community partners.
- Collaborate with other SCI Youth Programs Coordinators on joint efforts including occasional activities that bring together youth from various SCI locations.

Youth Leadership Coordinator Objectives:
- 1 corps member trains a core of 20+ youth
- Youth Leadership Training, Community Service Learning
- Youth Run Mini-Grant Cycle (funded by SCI)
- Each core youth group engages 100 youth in community service learning (CSL) and 200 youth in other civic activities
- 85% of core participants will express commitment to future civic participation
- 80% of core participants will demonstrate leadership skills

Girls Incorporated of Lynn is a partner of Social Capital Inc and the SCI AmeriCorps program. At Girls Incorporated of Lynn, we are
looking for 1 member to serve as a Youth Leadership Coordinator.
About Host Site:
The mission of Girls Incorporated of Lynn is to inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold by meeting the needs of girls in the
community, developing girls’ capacity to overcome the effects of discrimination and be self-sufficient, responsible members
of the community, and to serve as a vigorous advocate for all girls.
Girls Inc. of Lynn’s Teen Programs actively serve 150 girls year-round and reaches an additional 800 youth through their
peer leadership programs. The Youth Leadership Coordinator will coordinate with Girls Inc. of Lynn’s Teen Programs, Part of
the Solution Youth Council, and other community organizations throughout the city of Lynn to increase service-learning
opportunities for youth and connect youth to those opportunities.

- Implement the SCI Youth Leadership Curriculum through a Youth Council program and/or another youth leadership development program. Some members may be initiating new youth leadership programs while others will enhance existing programs.
- Members will also seek to increase capacity for adult volunteers to support the success of young people served by the agency.
- Recruit and coordinate youth (other than core youth council) and adult volunteers.
- Increase participant civic leadership skills and commitment to future civic engagement.
- Provide additional direct service to youth at partner agencies that support youth development goals and have been approved by SCI, such as various programs, mentoring, or tutoring.
- Coordinate projects that engage families in school and community life such as resource fairs, family arts and cultural events, academic enrichment projects and family service days.
- Track progress of the teen leaders through the maintenance of individual civic leadership skills checklists and other assessment tools that document the practical skills they develop in areas such as meeting facilitation and event coordination.
- Collaborate with other SCI staff, volunteers and partners on other projects to promote civic engagement, with an emphasis on integrating youth into activities of SCI and community partners.
- Collaborate with other SCI Youth Programs Coordinators on joint efforts including occasional activities that bring together youth from various SCI locations.

Youth Leadership Coordinator Objectives:
- 1 corps member trains a core of 20+ youth
- Youth Leadership Training, Community Service Learning
- Youth Run Mini-Grant Cycle (funded by SCI)
- Each core youth group engages 100 youth in community service learning (CSL) and 200 youth in other civic activities
- 85% of core participants will express commitment to future civic participation
- 80% of core participants will demonstrate leadership skills

Girls Incorporated of Lynn is a partner of Social Capital Inc and the SCI AmeriCorps program. At Girls Incorporated of Lynn, we are
looking for 1 member to serve as a Youth Leadership Coordinator.
About Host Site:
The mission of Girls Incorporated of Lynn is to inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold by meeting the needs of girls in the
community, developing girls’ capacity to overcome the effects of discrimination and be self-sufficient, responsible members
of the community, and to serve as a vigorous advocate for all girls.
Girls Inc. of Lynn’s Teen Programs actively serve 150 girls year-round and reaches an additional 800 youth through their
peer leadership programs. The Youth Leadership Coordinator will coordinate with Girls Inc. of Lynn’s Teen Programs, Part of
the Solution Youth Council, and other community organizations throughout the city of Lynn to increase service-learning
opportunities for youth and connect youth to those opportunities.
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Living Allowance

$1300 - $1300 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Benefits Members receive a modest living allowance during their service Post-service educational award Health insurance coverage available Excellent experience for future professional and educational opportunities. Additional local benefits may be available. Pre-service orientation and on-site training provided by SCI; ongoing training opportunities and workshops. Matching institutions for the ed award: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/segal-americorps-education-award/matching-institutions

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Experience working with youth and leading youth in service projects, etc.

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 110

Service Details

Focus Areas

Arts & Culture, Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

43

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Elementary School, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, High School, Local Government Agency, Middle School, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Recreation or Youth Center, School District, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Amelia Walters
(781) 935-2244
americorps@socialcapitalinc.org

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Youth Leadership Coordinator

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